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News Release

For immediate release

August 19, 2008


Resurfacing of Highway 71 north of Park Rapids rescheduled to start Aug. 21

     

BEMIDJI, Minn. - A project to resurface 19.5 miles of Highway 71 from north of Park Rapids to the junction with Highway 200 has been rescheduled to start Thursday, Aug. 21. The project had been scheduled to start today.

Motorists can expect some intermittent delays with lane closures. Flagging operations will be in place along with a pilot car to guide travelers safely through the work zone.

The project is expected to be complete by Aug. 29, weather permitting.

For statewide road condition and construction information, dial 5-1-1 or log on to www.511mn.org.



  Contact:
Karen Bedeau
Public Affairs Coordinator
218/755-6552
 

District 2
Bemidji / Crookston
3920 Highway 2 West
Bemidji, MN 56601
Tel: 218/755-6500
Fax: 218/755-6512
Road Condition Information:
www.511mn.org